Level 3 connects fiber-optic network to Tech Vault's data center

June 17, 2010
JUNE 16, 2010 – Level 3 Communications, Inc. says it has signed an agreement with Tech Vault, Inc., a colocation data center located in South Burlington, VT, to connect Level 3’s fiber-optic network directly to Tech Vault’s data center and provide dedicated Internet access (DIA) services.

JUNE 16, 2010 – Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT) says it has signed an agreement with Tech Vault, Inc., a colocation data center located in South Burlington, VT, to connect Level 3’s fiber-optic network directly to Tech Vault’s data center and provide dedicated Internet access (DIA) services.

Under terms of the agreement, Level 3 is providing a ringed SONET diverse entrance to the new data center. Additionally, Level 3 says it will begin offering 100 megabyte DIA services starting in July.

“Level 3’s network and fiber assets offer a next-generation efficiency that is vital to our facilities,” said Robert Stewart, vice president of IT at Tech Vault. “As the industry continues to adopt solutions that enable high-speed connections and redundancy, we are delighted that working with Level 3 enables us to provide those solutions.”

“Mid-market enterprises are increasingly reliant upon network operators and data centers to provide fast, secure communications solutions to support their business objectives,” said Jeff Tench, president of Level 3’s business markets. “Level 3 is committed to offering our enterprise customers a local approach and best-in-class experience, and providing a direct fiber connection to one of Vermont’s premier data centers illustrates this in a significant way.”

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